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Hi All

I am struggling for two days now to get the oil seal to seat on my one fork.  I can only seat one side, the other side pops up when I try to level it.  Is there a trick or tip to make this easier.  It is 48mm forks on a 2005.  OEM seals.

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Take a close look at your fork tubes and make sure they do not have nicks, scratches or pits.  The seals need to ride on a smooth fork tube or they can leak.  I have had some success with 1000 grit sand paper and wd40 to smooth out some fork tube wear.

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Thanks man.  I had spent a couple of hours sorting the nicks before.  I finally got it right. 

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